Ah, Thanksgiving week. I have always loved Thanksgiving, both for the opportunity to gather with family, and as a harbinger of the Christmas season. But during years such as this one, where I have been gainfully employed, I have also come to appreciate Thanksgiving for the four-day weekend it provides 🙂Read More: TWiP: Ornament Season Begins
This fourth week of November, I did many of the same things I do every fourth week of November. And I’m really ok with that.Read More: TWiP: Food, Family, and the Comforts of Home
We saw some turkey fabric last month, while we were killing time at a Jo-Ann’s in Maryland, and Eamonn asked if we could buy some for pajama pants. Eamonn was four years old, last time I made him seasonal pj pants. Aidan was seven. And now, four years later, Eamonn has long outgrown his own […]Read More: Better late than never?
Tomorrow begins a new month, and it also marks the first time I am without a photo-taking project in almost a year and a half. Or, I should say, it would have marked that occasion, but I decided instead that a month-long project was in order. November is the month of Thanksgiving here in the […]Read More: A Month of Gratitude
It’s the time where domestic divas everywhere are mapping out their kitchen battle plans, baking their pumpkin pies, putting together their cranberry relishes, and stuffing their turkeys. I, as usual, will not be doing any of that. My contribution to Thanksgiving dinner will begin tomorrow in the late morning. I will open up my freezer, […]Read More: It’s that time again
Every few years my uncle lends me this book to read to the boys. I like having a special Thanksgiving book to read, as I have always felt Thanksgiving to be a holiday that deserves to be steeped in tradition. As a child, I felt this sense of tradition keenly, as we went about our […]Read More: Cranberry Thanksgiving
Before I forget again, let me get this out of the way: If you are a Facebook user, and a fan of Polka Dot Creations, Polka Dot Radio, or both, you can visit their pages there and declare yourself to be a fan: Polka Dot Creations Polka Dot Radio Oh, and feel free to befriend […]Read More: Baking, Feasting, and Re-Thinking